2015 IJA Regional Competition – Mexico – VIDEO

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The full coverage video of the 2015 IJA Regional Competition – Mexico is now available to IJA Members.

Biography of the 2015 IJA Regional Competition – Mexico – Gold Medalist

Braulio Ernesto Lopez Ramirez, a.k.a. Braunny Lopez was born in Mexico City, Mexico, January 24, 1977. At the University of UVM, he studied until the ninth semester in Graphic Design. He began his career as a juggler nine years ago and currently is dedicated 100% to this profession.

In the last 3 years, Braulio has taken workshops and courses in Mexico, Poland, France and Brazil, where he participated in a circus center called NECITRA, and he is currently is a recipient of FONCA (National Fund for Culture and the Arts) in scene creation. He has participated in various conventions and festivals of circus in Mexico as an artist and workshop instructor. He has also been active in international festivals, performances, and events, including: the Youth Circus Gathering for Circus Athayde in 2011 and 2014; artist at the 2012 EJC in Poland, a performer in the show “Hotel” with the company Flip Circus in 2013, and at the end of that same year he was a guest artist at the 15th Brazilian Convention of Circus. In 2014 he was invited to the 1oth annual Festival of Circus of Porto Alegre in Brazil. In June of 2015, he was honored to participate in and win the Gold Medal of the 4th IJA Regional Competition – Mexico at the Periplo Circus Festival in Guadalajara.

Braulio’s strongest influences are: Tuan Le, James Thiérrée, the companies Onírico, Subliminati and Shake That. At present she is living in the city of Puerto Vallarta , Mexico where he is dedicated to providing entertainment to the hospitality industry.

It is our hope that Braulio will be a Special Guest at the 2016 IJA Festival in El Paso, Texas.


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Erin Stephens currently lives in Burkina Faso, Africa and is performing with Yennega Circus. She has been an active organizer within the IJA for over 10 years, having been a founding member of the IJA Regional Competitions, Tricks of the Month video series, eJuggle, and has spearheaded the IJA social media platforms since 2012.